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Coughing Up Yellow Sputum
I have a cold/flu, but when I cough, it tastes metallic and my sputum is yellow/green.. Is this bad? Could it be from smoking?
Smoking!: Ok, people often get yellow/green sputum from uri's and as long as it resolves within a week or so then patients do well. If it doesnt resolve after 7-10 days or if it gets worse then see your primary md. Smoking is bad for your lungs period. It prevents the lung from clearing out infections. And yes, it can be from smoking. The metallic taste can be from the smoking or from the current uri. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On pen vk 1000mg bid since thurs for strep and sunusitis. Now cough with chunky yellow-green sputum. Need recheck?
Other bacteria: If you know that you have strep and are on an adequate dose of penicillin, then one of two possibilities exist. 1.) you have a viral infection and the antibiotic is not helpful and 2.) there are other bacteria in your respiratory tract that are not sensitive to penicillin. Get a throat culture and determine what bacteria, if any, are present and a sensitivity to determine the correct antibiotic. ...Read more
I've had a cough (sputum ranging from green/yellow/light brown to white/clear) for a month. Now feeling like I inhaled sea water . Ideas on Causes?
I have fever, cough , yellow sputum to brown and breathless, tow days back . Now am on antibiotic medication augmantin 1g .
Now i feel worse .
Very painful productive cough x2 days. Thick yellow/green sputum. Chest feels tight and hurts. No head cold sx. Malaise, fatigued. When to worry?
Infection: These symptoms are consistent with a viral upper respiratory tract infection which usually resolves without specific treatment in a week or so. Signs that a more serious infection is present include fever,chills,sweats,worsening cough, chest pain on deep breathing,increasing discolored sputum, and shortness of breath. See your physician if your symptoms persist or worsen?chest xray,antibiotics ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Two weeks i had post nasal drip all day. Then felt dizzy and weak tired chest hurt i developed cough w yellow sputum still feel tired out of breath?
What should I take as I am having sore throat, yellow greenish sputum, cough, flu, yellow greenish mucus, lost of voice for 3 to 4 days?
See PCP: It's probably viral and will probably resolve in 5-7 days, but it is always good to get checked by your pcp or walk in clinic to make sure. ...Read more
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